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Our Competition

As respect to our competition and at their request, we removed the list  of companies that offer flat fee services in our same coverage area (we previously published the list on this page).  The list made it evident that we were the best and least expensive by far, so our competition requested us to remove them from our site … and we did.

 

We know we are the best and this is why we have done the research for you: our conclusion is simple: we are the least expensive for comparable services PERIOD. We want you to order your Flat Fee MLS listing through us. Not only because we are the best and offer the best customer service, but also because we are the less expensive by far. We let the numbers do the talking.

 

Just check out our competition decide for yourself. (use google to search “flat fee MLS” or “flat fee listing”, etc.) And you will find no company that can compete with us.

 

Feel free to check our competition and “try” to compare apples to apples:

 

In order to compare “apples” to “apples” look (and ask them) for their equivalent (or most similar) service of:

 

  • 12 MONTHS LISTING (1-YEAR)
  • LOCAL MLS LISTING
  • LISTING ON REALTOR.COM
  • 100’S OF PARTNER SITES (The most important being: Zillow, Trulia, Movoto, Redfin, Homes.com, etc)
  • UNLIMITED CHANGES
  • 25 PHOTOGRAPHS
  • EXCELLENT CUSTOMER REVIEWS (by a third party,independent, google-approved and not collected by ourselves)
  • CAN YOU INPUT YOUR INFORMATION FIRST AND PAY AFTERWARDS?
  • DO THEY USE A REPUTABLE COMPANY TO PROCESS YOUR PAYMENT ((be careful with unsecured, nontrusted website that collect payment and confidential credit card information directly) – WE USE OUR BILLING PARTNER PAYPAL AND WE NEVER COLLECT PAYMENT INFORMATION.
  • REAL $99 FLAT FEE, ONE TIME, NO EXTRA FEES, 12 MONTHS – CANCEL ANYTIME (with no penalty)

 

WARNING: Others advertise (even on Google) $99 dollar rates. BUT FOR VERY DIFFERENT AND REDUCED SERVICES WHEN COMPARED TO OURS … ALWAYS ASK HOW MANY MONTHS ARE INCLUDED AND IF IT INCLUDES MLS+REALTOR+100’S OF PARTNERS, HOW MANY CHANGES CAN YOU MAKE, HOW MANY PICTURES YOU CAN INCLUDE. CHECK HOW GOOD THEY ARE ON THE PHONE (DO THEY RETURN CALLS FAST?), DO THEY HAVE CUSTOMER REVIEWS VALIDATED BY A GOOGLE-APPROVED THIRD PARTY INDEPENDENT COMPANY?

 

LOOK CLOSER: most ads include the always tricky phrase: …”starting from”. This is a deceiving marketing practice to get you to click and visit their website. The service that others offer for $99 is not comparable with ours. They offer the $99 package, but for less service (at this price, through others you only get 30 days, 3 months or maybe 6 months listing and some don’t include the MLS element, which is indispensable). Trust us, our team has done the research for you.

 

We don’t see why you would pay more, but some people like to waste money, so we leave it up to you.

 

We emphasize: NEVER prepay for MLS Flat Fee Listing Services.

 

If you find another service for a Flat Fee MLS listing out there less expensive than ours,  WE WILL LIST YOUR PROPERTY WITH A 20% DISCOUNT OVER THEIR ADVERTISED PRICE  (service must be equivalent to ours, in our coverage area, by a direct State Licensed Broker and must include at least: 12-month listing, LOCAL MLS+ Realtor.com + at least 20 Partner sites, 25 pictures and unlimited changes without a cancellation fee or hidden charges)

 

IMPORTANT RECENT PRACTICE BY COMPETITION: Recently we have been made aware of a practice by some of our competitors. Apparently they are charging the buyer and/or buyer agent an additional fee at closing (this practice scares away potential buyers and Realtors with potential buyers). Furthermore, We consider this practice unprofessional, rude and potentially unethical or maybe illegal. As listing agents we are performing a job for you, the owner (seller or landlord), and it wouldn’t be correct to charge anything to the buyer and/or buyer agent while not performing any job for them. This is a delicate area of RESPA (Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act) where “It is illegal for anyone to accept a fee or part of a fee for services if that person has not actually performed settlement services for the fee” (source: http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/program_offices/housing/ramh/res/sc2secti).

 

If you decide to pay more money and want to use someone else, we strongly suggest using one of the State-licensed Brokerages directly . Make sure they display  their Brokerage Name on their website as registered with, and required by most state regulatory agencies.

 

You can check licenses status for any Individual or Brokerage directly at (deal ONLY with companies and/or individuals licensed IN THE STATE where the property is located):

 

 

Never use the referral services (most of the ones you see on the Internet are referral services) as they are just taking your money and information and reselling it to a local broker (middleman concept). Most of them are not licensed in all the States they are promoting, which may be an illegal practice of Real Estate (a felony in some States). One of the activities that require a Real Estate License (in most states) is the “solicitation of properties to list for sale or for rent”.

 

Good luck and in advance we welcome you back!